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  • The American Merchant Experience in Nineteenth Century Japanby Kevin C. Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    American merchants established trading firms in the ports of Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki which operated from 1859-1899 until the repeal of the Unequal Treaties. Members of a privileged, semi-colonial community, the merchants formed the largest group of Americans in 19th century Japan. In this first book-length treatment of this group, Kevin Murphy... more...

  • Brand Americaby Simon Anholt

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 16.40

    Countries are among the most powerful brands on the global marketplace. Love it or loath it, never has there been a bigger or stronger brand than the United States of America. More than any other country, America has been blessed with a huge range of positive brand attributes. more...

  • The CRB Commodity Yearbook 2004by Commodity Research Bureau

    Wiley 2005; US$ 199.00

    THE SINGLE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SOURCE OF COMMODITY AND FUTURES MARKET INFORMATION AVAILABLE Since 1939, professional traders, commercial hedgers, portfolio managers, and speculators have come to regard The CRB Commodity Yearbook as the 'bible' of the industry. Here is a wealth of authoritative data, gathered from government reports, private industry,... more...

  • The CRB Commodity Yearbook 2006 by Commodity Research Bureau

    Wiley 2006; US$ 200.00

    Since 1939, traders, investors, analysts, portfolio managers, and speculators around the world have relied on the Commodity Research Bureau to help them navigate the uncertainties of the commodity markets. Covering everything from alcohol to zinc, The CRB Commodity Yearbook 2006 and The CRB Encyclopedia of Commodity and Financial Prices cover everything... more...

  • Cold War on the Home Frontby Greg Castillo

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Amid a display of sunshine-yellow electric appliances in a model home at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon squared off on the merits of their respective economic systems. One of the signature events of the cold war, the impromptu Kitchen Debate has been widely viewed... more...

  • Commodities For Dummiesby Amine Bouchentouf

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99

    Get more bang for your buck in the commodities market and starttrading today While Wall Street has been troubled, commodity markets have beensoaring. Since 2002, commodities have outperformed every otherasset class including stocks, mutual funds, and real estate. Thishands-on, friendly guide gives you the basics on breaking into themarket, dispels... more...

  • Commodities and Globalizationby Angelique Haugerud; Priscilla M. Stone; Peter D. Little

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.99

    TodayOs growing fascination with flows of people, commodities, technology, capital, images and ideas across national and other boundaries poses fresh theoretical and methodological challenges to anthropology. Commodities offer a particularly useful window on globalization because they, unlike electronically conveyed capital, transport cultural messages.... more...

  • Commoditization and the Strategic Responseby Andrew Holmes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    In this groundbreaking book, Andrew Holmes sets out why commoditization represents such a clear and present danger to every corporation and all white-collar workers. He describes how commoditization is affecting entire industries and is increasingly touching the work of the professional classes. The evidence is both fascinating and compelling and it... more...

  • Commodity Chains and Global Capitalismby Gary Gereffi; Miguel Korzeniewicz

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 39.95

    The current restructuring of the world-economy under global capitalism has further integrated international trade and production. It thus has brought to the fore the key role of commodity chains in the relationships of capital, labor, and states. Commodity chains are most simply defined as the link between successive processes of manufacturing that... more...

  • Commodity Prices and Developmentby Roman Grynberg; Samantha Newton

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 124.99

    More than 50 developing countries depend on three or fewer commodities for more than half of their exports and, in fact, many rely on a single commodity for a large share of export earnings. This reliance inevitability exposes countries to the risk of export earnings instability as a result of price shocks and, perhaps even more significantly, the... more...